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Conversations with Other Women (2005)

When a man and woman flirt with each other at a wedding reception, the sexual tension seems spontaneous. As they break from the party to a hotel room, the flirtation turns into a night filled with passion and remorse.

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Young Man
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Storyline

A man runs into a woman at a wedding. They start to flirt and talk and find that they get along. Throughout their discussion, the man talks about certain memories as if they were common to the two of them. We gradually learn that there may have been a previous connection between these two when they were younger. This just leaves more questions as their past is slowly revealed. Written by poco loco

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there are two sides to every love story

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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18 May 2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A nő másik arca  »

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Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,684 (USA) (18 August 2006)

Gross:

$379,122 (USA) (3 November 2006)
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Many scenes were shot in the the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner building, which has been used almost exclusively as a film location since the notorious Los Angeles newspaper, once owned by William Randolph Hearst, closed down in 1989. See more »

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[first lines]
Man: Wish me luck.
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Featured in 2006 Independent Spirit Awards (2006) See more »

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J'en connais
Music by Carla Bruni
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I agree with Roger Ebert - one of the best at Telluride 2005
10 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this movie on Monday, September 5, the last day of Telluride 2005. There were five other screenings that had sold out before that. I'd heard the about the film, but wasn't sure I had to see it until I read Roger Ebert's review of the film on his website's festival writeup.

I didn't think that a movie made entirely in split screen could be anything but a gimmick. But after seeing the film, I agree with Ebert--the split screen comes to seem necessary. The split screen is used not only to show the simultaneous actions and reactions of both characters, but also shows flashbacks juxtaposed with the present, alternate versions of the present, and moments imagined or hoped by the characters that quickly return to reality. Sometimes the present is fractured into more than one emotion for a given line or action, showing an actor performing the same moment in different ways. The editing is assured and masterful, employing storytelling techniques that couldn't exist without the split screen. The writing is brilliant, full of humor and insight. The movie is like nothing you've ever seen before.

Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter are amazing--funny and heartbreaking at the same time. I really can't wait to see this movie again. If a movie ever rewarded two viewings, it's a movie that plays in two frames.


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